Karachi, March 26: 8th All Pakistan DHA Karachi Cup Open Golf Championship 2017 sponsored by Chevron was played at Defence Authority Country & Golf Club from 24 March to 26 March 2017. More than 200 golfers from all over the country including top names of national professional golf circuit participated in Rs. 1.8 million tournament. An impressive prize distribution ceremony was held at the conclusion of the tournament at DHA Golf Club in which Commander 5 Corps and President Executive Board DHA Lt. Gen Shahid Baig Mirza was the chief guest.
The Corps Commander appreciated Defence Authority Country & Golf Club for organizing a spectacular golf tournament in which a large number of golfers participated. He said that holding of such mega tournaments is encouraging as they help in promotion of golf in the country. The chief guest added that golfing was a lively activity that reflects healthy and positive trends in society so essential for an enlightened, progressive and prosperous nation.
Waheed Baloch (KGC) captured the crown in Chevron DHA Karachi Cup All Pakistan Open Golf Championship 2017 with a score of 211 and collected the trophy and cash purse of Rs. 2,17000/= Muhammad Ashfaq (AGC) and Adil Jehangir (GYM) with a score of 212 were runner up of the championships. Prizes were also given in senior amateurs, ladies and veteran categories.
At the end the chief guest Commander 5 Corps Lt Gen Shahid Baig Mirza distributed trophies and prizes among the winners in various categories. A large number of golfers and guests attended the ceremony.